Sports fans are known to go above and beyond when they want to cheer on their teams, and lawmakers are no different.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor welcomed the Virginia Commonwealth University men’s basketball team back to Richmond early Monday morning. The Virginia Republican greeted the team at about 1 a.m. at the Richmond International Airport.
The team has done unexpectedly well in the NCAA tournament, beating the University of Kansas 71-61 Sunday night and advancing to the final four.
“Welcomed @CoachSmartVCU back to Richmond after #VCU’s #FinalFour berth,” Cantor tweeted, attaching a photo of him and coach Shaka Smart.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.